We are seeking a Research Technologist who will be a member of the investigative team in a busy academic laboratory in the Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, studying cancer immunology and developing new cancer immunotherapies to benefit patients. The applicant will process human blood/tissue specimens, perform flow cytometry, be responsible for independently conducting experiments under the supervision of senior staff, and contribute to general maintenance of laboratory equipment and supplies.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Follows established lab procedures and protocols precisely to perform experiments.
Uses sterile techniques as required.
Processes, stores and logs human clinical trial bio-specimens (blood and other specimens) with meticulous care and accuracy.
Performs flow cytometry, including staining, data acquisition and analysis with FlowJo or similar software.
Assists with molecular biology assays.
Assists with research projects, published journal database searches, and troubleshooting.
Maintains sophisticated lab equipment.
Operates lab computers for data entry and analysis.
Maintains accurate, clear and detailed data records in hard copy and electronically.
Must be able to communicate well and work with teams.
Monitors inventory levels, orders materials and supplies in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering or related field is required.
Some related post-undergraduate work experience preferred.
Exposure to laboratory operations performing relevant techniques preferred, including research internships or undergraduate research work done during an applicant's undergraduate education.
Experience with molecular biology, cell culture and mathematical simulation of physiology are plus.
Ability to work well as a team member is highly preferred.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Classified Title: Research Technologist Role/Level/Range: ACRO40/E/02/CC Starting Salary Range: Commmensurate with experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8 - 5 Exempt Status: Non-Exempt Location: School of Medicine Campus Department name: SOM Sur Cardiac Surgery Personnel area: School of Medicine
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